Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Data Science & AI

Job Description

We are seeking to recruit a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Data Science and AI to enhance and expand our excellent research and teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the following areas:

● Responsible applications of AI; Ethical and Responsible Computing; Data Mining; Data Analysis; Data Visualisation; Business Intelligence; Project Management

You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant field, a developing (Lecturer) / established (Senior Lecturer) research profile, a proven teaching ability, a strong commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration.

We are particularly keen to attract applications from those who have a good understanding of FATES (fairness, accountability, transparency, ethics, safety and security) principles and responsible data and AI practices in data science research.

As the role will involve supervising and supporting research students and colleagues, you will be required to foster a culture of mutual support and collegiality. At Senior Lecturer level, we would welcome prior experience of supporting staff performance and the ability to lead and manage research activity.

If you feel like you would be a good fit for the role, we would love to hear from you!
This role is supported by AI Futures Grants, a UK Government scheme designed to help the next generation of AI leaders meet the costs of relocating to the UK. AI Futures Grants provide financial support to reimburse relocation costs such as visa fees, the immigration health surcharge and travel/subsistence expenses. Successful candidates for this AI Futures role may be able to get up to £10,000 to meet relocation costs, subject to terms and conditions, in addition to University of Sheffield relocation support.
We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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